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2021 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Jeremiah McKibben, LB, Cumberlands University (KY)

Jeremiah McKibben
University of Cumberlands (KY) linebacker Jeremiah McKibben recently sat down with Justin Berendzen of NFL Draft Diamonds.
  • Name: Jeremiah McKibben
  • Position: LB
  • College: Cumberlands University (KY) 
  • Height: 6′ 0″
  • Weight:220 lbs
  • Instagram: @highclasshustler_

1.What do you hope to accomplish if you make it into the NFL?

  • I’d want to go back to my hometown and just be an example to kids from Chatt.

2.What is your favorite stadium you have ever played in?

  • Gotta be James H Taylor. The Deuce has that atmosphere always has, always will.

3.What is your mindset when you are on the football field?

  • Once I put on my helmet, I turn everything off and it’s seeing the ball get the ball at that point.

4.What do you do for fun?

  • I’m either in a gym lifting or gaming. I’m the goat at 2K on Xbox.

5.If your life was a tv show what would you call it and why?

  • Getting away With being kibb. Cause I’m really a comedian at heart and it would be a reality show where they stage the laughs.

6 What is your favorite workout?

  • Either deep heavy squats or power cleans.

7. If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?

  • Probably Lawerence Taylor or Jamal Adams. Lawerence Taylor because he just reshaped football and Adams because of his effortless energy and the both got that persona about them.

8 What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?

  • People tried to give up on me at an early age. So I’ve just continued out working the skeptics. Football fell into place with hard work.

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9. What has been your biggest challenge in life?

  • When I was a freshman in high school My grandmother, and 2 uncles died Which seemed like weeks within each other. I was at a point I just wanted to be home but I kept moving forward. Start playing for their name.

10. What would a team get in a player like you?

  • Ultimate team player. Ultimate competitor.

11. How has your experience as a Cumberlands (KY) University Patriots football player been?

  • Man, awesome it’s just an awesome place so happy I landed there and the opportunity I have gotten there.

12. What is one thing that you want to do the doesn’t involve football?

  • I would like to own my own contracting company for a secondary source of income.

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